Messenger bags have been worn by everyone from Pony Express riders galloping across the American West, to alleycat cycle couriers weaving through city traffic on stripped-down fixies.
But you don’t have to be delivering documents at breakneck speed to wear the Alleycat. Whether it’s carrying your laptop back-sweat-free, throwing over your shoulder for short cycle commutes or stashing in the top of your suitcase/rucksack for travelling, this messenger bag will help you to carry your stuff in impeccable style.
Designed in our UK Factory by Product Designer Gemma, the Alleycat has a number of useful features. The main compartment has a padded divider which neatly fits a 13-inch laptop or an A4 notepad, and there are two more organiser pockets for dividing your bits n pieces, including a key clip.
The back of the Alleycat also has a zipped security pocket which is hidden against your body, a great place to store those valuable quick access documents or devices
If you do use your Alleycat for cycle commute cool, there’s a Hypalon attachment point on the front for a small bike safety lights and an easy-access adjustable water bottle holster. Waxed cotton is a natural, hard-wearing material with a high degree of water resistance.
As with all products made in our UK Factory, the Alleycat comes with a 25 Year Alpine Bond warranty.
- Natural, hard-wearing and water-resistant material
- Padded divider protects laptops (up to 13 inch) and A4 notepads
- Two internal organiser pockets and a key clip
- Zipped security pocket on the rear
- Hypalon bike light attachment
- Adjustable bottle holster for cycling use
- 25 year UK Made warranty
Outer: 330 denier Dry Waxed cotton
Aluminium tension hooks and buckle
45 x 30 x 7cm (length x height x width)
Sustainability and Product Care
Product Care Information
For us, caring for our gear is all part of the adventure. Alleycat is made from dry waxed cotton, which has a higher melting point than regular waxed cotton to reduce transfer onto your clothes (it will still transfer, but at a slower rate). You still need to rewax your bag every so often so that it maintains its water resistance. We recommend rewaxing every 12 months, or if you notice your bag isn’t repelling water as it should. For more detail on how to rewax your bag, take a look at our rewaxing support sticky.
We have dedicated Repair Stations in our stores and we're fully equipped to breathe new life into your old kit. This includes spare parts, patches, new zips and wash and reproofing of your down and waterproofs. Pop into any store or contact us online for more info.
If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery, or if during its lifetime does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it to us for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction. If it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can. Find out more about our Alpine Bond here.
Delivery to France, Germany and Ireland is free over €80.
All duties and import charges are covered by Alpkit.